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Securing PDF Files

Instructions on how to secure an Adobe PDF when posting it. This will ensure that only authorized users will be able to edit or print a document.

Step 1

Open Adobe Acrobat.

Step 2

Open the document that you want you secure.

Step 3

Click File, then click Properties.

Step 4

In the window that appears, select the Security tab, then click Password Security under Security Methods.

Step 5

A new window will appear. Click the box next to Restrict editing and printing of the document.

Step 6

Enter a password into the Change Password box, then click OK.

The document can now only be edited and printed by someone who has this password.

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